Lime Trees
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Lime Tree White Sticky Fungus

Anonymous added on May 25, 2011 | Answered

I have a beautiful lime tree but it is getting some kind of white sticky stain around the leaves and fruits. What can I do to protect it?

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Nikki
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Answered on May 25, 2011

Sounds like it may be affected with scale bugs, which result in the sticky white substance you describe. Treat with neem oil. These articles will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/scale-bug-how-to-control-plant-scale.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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